William Benton's earnest demand that Joe McCarthy be expelled forthwith from the Senate (TIME, Aug. 13) had little effect last week on Joe. All he was going to do about that, Joe cracked, was what "you would do if picking geese were yapping at your heels." Joe went right on throwing rocks at the State Department.

Last week he offered to name a list of State officials and underlings who, he charged, were even now being investigated for loyalty. Would he name them off the Senate floor, where he would not have congressional immunity? Sure he would, he told a group...

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